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the connecticut law demands that public records be released. these are public records defined by the statute therefore they've got to be released and the fact that the connecticut legislature post sandy hook changed the law and kept off-limits communications between first responders in a situation like this to the extent they were commenting on a homicide. but where the legislature hasn't protected this situation, the law says they've got to be handed over. >> michael, there are seven land line calls from inside the school at the time and they are expected to be released there. a part of what's going on as this community braces for the one-year anniversary on the 14th, the new school superintendent john reed sent a letter to parents in the district as well as staff and it said, i want you to have the opportunity to thirveg about steps, if any you may take to minimize media exposure for you and your family. i have not listened but i suspect it will be an emotional trigger. i remine confident by supporting one another with love and understanding we will continue to move forward as a school sys
. the areas of new york where you hope to pick up territory. do you think the health care law can once again be a hindrance to you guys? where the exchange will not be updated and the fix will not go through. people will lose the plans they were accustomed to? >> it's critically important for insurance commissioners in the states to make the improvements. i hope they do make the improvements. we have given them the authority to do so and hope they will take us up on that. as long as democrats continue to find ways to fix and improve the affordable care act and republicans remain obsessed with repealing the affordable care act and going back to the days of a broken system where people were bankrupt because they were sick, as long as republicans continue to say that we should at $1200 in cost to seniors because that's what a repeal would cost and we are going to remove preventive health care and remove protects for presifting conditions, as long as they cling to that, we will number good shape. we want to fix it and improve it. they want to repeal and end it. most americans want to fix and imp
to sign into law a five cent gasoline tax increase 31 years ago when a nickel a gallon was real money. a user fee is in fact a different category from a general tax increase. the various groups that score such votes treat user fees differently. as we are attempting to resolve budget differences, there's an opportunity to embrace more transportation resources through user fee mechanisms that will have broad national support and not inspire the same fierce philosophical debate that's plagued and paralyzed our deliberations for years. it has the added benefit of being the fastest way to put hundreds of thousands of people to work at family wage jobs to help boost our flagging economy. i strongly urge my colleagues to take a step back and look at this as a way to crack the code, to meet vast unmet needs of our constituents and stabilize a critical part of our budget. who knows? if we can find a way to thread this particular transportation funding needle, how many additional opportunities are there to solve problems going forward if we can address them? this is what it -- i think what it t
a situation where young people are sceptical of the law. sceptical of the reforms. they think they will pay for, they think the coverage will be worse and they are increasingly sceptical of the guy who's selling it and that's what's changed. i don't know that the president can gets that credibility back. the interesting thing is the drop in his support came after the revelations about nsa metadata collection and the coverage it got. he hasn't been able to recover among this group since that time. martha: when you look back at the election numbers, when you say did you vote for obama, 55% said yes. the question would you vote for him today, only 40 per s -- onl% say yes. he sold this website that it would be flight their wheel house and they may be disenchanted with that pitch as well. bill: to the irony alert. president obama saying republicans could be responsible for people losing their insurance right before christmas. >> christmastime is no time for congress to tell more than one million of these americans they have lost their unemployment understand. what will happen if congress does n
. then because we have no money, we reach out to the local bar. law firms like jim's law firm or chris's law firm help us in situations where we are trying to establish counsel and reinforce. we get over a thousand cases a year. from that first request we are usually able to take it down to about half. many of them who are writing to us are not claiming to be innocent. they are probably claiming that their prison conditions are inadequate and they are probably right. they might be claiming that they haven't received their medication, they are probably right. they are probably -- they often complaining that they were overcharged and over sentence. they probably right. we refer them as much as we can to those that might be able to help them. from then we begin the triage process to see if there is any kind of assistance once we investigate and if we are able to litigate it. >> thank you. next i would like to ask jim, poor people who are accused of a crime have a right to a public defender but most of the cases are in civil court, child custody, workers right, compensation for catastrophic injuries
on the volcker rule and how to implement it. ♪ the house is set to vote on a 10 year extension on a law next weekt to expire on detecting guns through metal detectors. president obama will address the nation with the status of health care.gov. and the washington post is reporting that the senate is confident they can pass the farm bill. washingtong to journal, december 3, 2013. you have heard about the amazon the faaamazon store to is posted developer rules by 2015 on use of drones and commercial airspace. we want to get your thoughts on whether or not you would support or oppose drone use. here is how you can call in the -- a we that you choose the line the best record since you. if you want to weigh in on social media, three ways you can do so, you can send us a tweet. you can send something to our .acebook page and you can always send this e- mail -- send us e-mail, journal@c-span.org. the faa is already in the process of developing regulations on how drones would be used. they are supposed to be set by 2015. maybe you have seen the video from the cbs piece that ran. about five pounds wou
if their family or they got sick. today the website is working well for the vast majority of users. this law is working, and will work into the future. my main message today is we're not going back. we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >>> back on offense. after two months of being battered by bad media mojo and healthcare.gov headaches, president obama is renewing the push for his signature health care law. and this white house knows, they have no time to waste. to promote the law and boost enrollment, the administration will hold an event every single day from now until december 23rd, the deadline to enroll and get insurance for the new year. and it all started this afternoon, with the president himself, who said we are not going back. >> and that seems to be the only alternative that obama care's critics have, is let's go back to the status quo, because they sure haven't presented an alternative. you've got good ideas? bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. >> no, we're not going to repeal the law. and, in fact, the real ballots may ha
really interesting. >> case law in there. unbelievable. >> they've got the science. >> i wish i could talk more about this. we will, we'll watch there case carefully. danny and joey, flat out of time. bye. have a great day. >> thank you, everyone for watching. around the world starts right now. >>> this is "around the world." i'm fredricka whitfield. >> i'm michael holmes. thanks for your company today. now, we're going to talk a little bit about the train crash in new york. there have been developments. >> that's right. a deadly train crash taking place just days ago. and now we understand that the train engineer is talking and saying that he may have been in a days, quote unquote, just prior to that train derailing. let's go to washington and rene marsh for more on that. rene? >> freed and michael, we are learning more information about what happened in the moments before that speeding train jumped the tracks in the bronx. two senior law enforcement sources tell cnn producer that the train's engineer, william rockefeller, told investigators on the scene he was dazed in the mom
though kentucky has a good website, she is still very weary of this law. her view is still obama care not going to help you win in kentucky. on the other hand in florida, you have charlie crist, now a democrat, running for governor there. he made one of his big issues the medicate expansion which is popular. florida has not allowed the medicaid expansion. and he thinks it's a winning issue with the democrats in florida. >> the website is working better but still underlying issues only just beginning to make head way like identity verification and enkolment data which is leaving some insurers and states like connecticut really uncomfortable and now looking for ways around the federal system, ways to enroll customers directly. this is how the new york times put it. some insurers have been inundated for calls for people who signed up for a health plan only to find the company has no record of it and others saying information was inaccurate or incomplete. this concern has only been building. insurers were alarmed on november 19th when the architect of the website said only 30 to 40% of th
focus back on the benefits of the law. >> now that we are getting technology fixed, we need you to go back, take a look at what's actually going on because it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families. >> our team coverage continues in our next hour. ahead on news 4 at 6:00, steve handelsman reports on how to be sure you are really covered once you enroll on healthcare.gov. at 7:00, new reaction to the president's push. >>> detroit will be allowed to shed billions of dollars of debt in the country's largest ever bankruptcy filing. a judge ruled that detroit met every test, including failing to pay debts and provide a minimum level of service to residents. retirees and pension funds are likely to bear the brunt of austerity measures. >> the council voted to appoint franklin. he's a democrat and serving his first term on the council. cam pose is the first to serve in a leadership position. >>> she's accused of taking advantage of an autistic student. it's turned into a worldwide search. >>> delays with the silver lines. now our reporter is digging deeper to lear
in the past. >> if you want to talk about a war on women, look no further than this health care law. >> the 113th hasn't passed the bills every congress does. like a highway bill or defense bill or farm bill or a budget. >> let me end by addressing the elephant in the room. the seeming inability to get anything done in washington these days. >> i mean, what do we need a budget for? clearly not for highways, defense or food. >> congressional republicans are learning how to talk to women and how to run against women. >> trying to get them to be a little more sensitive. >> our message was weak. our ground game was insufficient. we weren't inclusive. >> i went to a number of women's groups and said, can you help us find folks? they brought us whole binders full of women. >> i believe diversity is an old, old wooden ship that was used during the civil war era. >> so there's no one solution. there's a long list of them. >> i tried to get him to be a little more sensitive. >> they've got to be embarrassed. >> you stay classy, san diego. >> and thanks for stopping by. >> but, mainly, stay c
: in the minutes after the derailment, according to a senior law enforcement source, rockefeller told first responders, going along and i'm in a days, i don't know what happened. ntsb investigators say that ten-year veteran driver was on the second day of a five-day shift. >> the day was a typical nine-hour day. these days were routine days. there's every indication he would have had time to get full restorative sleep. >> reporter: his lawyer says he went to bed at 8:30 and got up at 3:30 a.m. that his client had a good night's sleep and is cooperating in every day. >> i think it takes a strong man to come down and be honest. that's what billy's doing. >> reporter: on the question of the brakes, rockefeller had initially claimed, according to a source, that they didn't work. >> we determined that the metro north mechanical department performed a proper brake test prior to the accident train leaving the station. and there were no anomalies noted. >> reporter: the federal rail administration is expressing serious concerns about metro north's recent series of accidents. in a letter to the head
care comes as the president will talk about the benefit of this health care law. yesterday, president obama defended the affordable care act and suggested if republicans have better ideas they should bring them to the stable. >> the bottom line is this law is working and will get started with the exchanges, with the marketplaces, so we're not going to walk away from it. if i've got to fight another three years to make sure this law works, then that's what i will do. i have always said, i will work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively you got good ideas, bring them to me. let's go. but we're not repealing it as long as i'm president. i want to make that clear. >> you know, if what the president said is introduce. then that's a marked change since the first time the health care law went through. the republicans had scores of amendments that harry reid killed. never let him discuss it on the floor. never got a vote on the floor, so if the president now wants to work with republicans as well as democratsed on on this health care bill, who knows, maybe we can move for
them for, was their record of the least productive congress anybody had seen until then. 395 laws passed by the do-nothing congress. in modern times, we have sank to a whole new low. in the newt gingrich era -- remember that midterm election in bill clinton's first term, the republican revolution when they took the house for first time in a generation, the dozens of seats, that congress put the harry truman do-nothing congress to shame, passing only 88 laws in 1995. that is on record as the least productive congress in the united states, 1995. but now, oh, baby, usa! usa! new record! right now, john boehner's congress, this congress right now has passed fewer than 60 public laws in the whole year. unless some miracle happens in the roughly five minutes that john boehner plans to have congress working between now and the end of the year, we are about to set a new, all-time record, an all-time american record, since the history of our country, about to set a new all-time record for the size of the ratio between what we pay these guys and what they do. it's kind of easy to see what h
is no stranger to historic moments. he started his law career at the clerk supreme court justice harry blackmun during the 1972 term on blackmun wrote the landmark roe v. wade decision. nearly 30 years later, president george w. bush appointed him commissioner of the ins. that was weeks before the attacks of september 11. he served as assistant secretary of the interior in the reagan edmonds ration ms urge annan said the united states senate. he was president and ceo of cross maps technology and is currently a senior fellow at the migration policy institute birth border control and security initiatives. as a board member of human rights first, we've been incredibly blessed with his with an expertise of which have been invaluable to us in navigating complex political challenges. please join me in welcoming board member, jim ziglar. [applause] >> thank you, lease for that very kind and generous introduction. excuse me. it is a particular pleasure and honor for me today to introduce the keynote speaker. senator patrick leahy from the great state of vermont. if a particular pleasure because i consi
. he has said, and this is coming from a senior official close to the investigation, a senior law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation that the driver said i was in a daze. i don't know what happened. and this was -- he was referring thering to coming along that straight section of track and hitting the curb at 72 miles an hour. he had gone in the previous two minutes from 60 miles an hour to 72 miles an hour on the 30-mile-an-hour rated curve, applying the brakes literally five seconds before the train came to a rest. essentially almost as if it was coming off the rails at the same time. so that does seem to tally with what he's saying. obviously, fatigue of all the crew involved is something that the ntsb will be looking at. they will be looking at the 72 hours previous to see what he was doing, where he had been,ing what -- whether or not there might be something that would have caused him to be, in his words, in a daze, wolf. >> you say he was going 72 miles an hour. yesterday the ntsb said the train was going 82 miles an hour as it hit that 30-mile-an-hour
said it's important to learn how law enforcement responded to the shooting. and it will be an opportunity to see how they responded and perhaps any changes that could be made. but of course on the flip side of this, families, the community in newtown are not happy about this. i just got off the phone with mark barden, his son, daniel, was killed during the shooting. and he told me we don't want to hear them. and i hope my children don't have to listen to them that. this is a unique case and deserves unique treatment. it's unfortunate they weren't able to see that. and he told me that he'll do everything he can today to make sure that his children are shielded from the media and don't have to listen to the reportings, that he said the potential harm and children listening to it outweighs the definable good as he said. but of course the court ruled just last week upholding the freedom of information commission saying that the release of the audio recordings will assist the public in gauging the appropriateness of law enforcement's response to calls from help f
the state law that allowed that, call it basically a bald faced takeover of the city's finances and the city's democracy, but that he says is not necessarily an issue in the case. the issue is that of good faith bargaining. that's the key, that's coming up, and we're monitoring it. back to you. >> scott, we'll come back to you as the minutes unfold. >> it's a well known fact that december or at least the last week of december is on positive for equities. but what is ahead for ipos for the rest of the year. >> reporter: simon, 2013 has been a strong year for the ipo market. according to renaissance capital, 209 deals have price thundershower yepriced this year. from now to year end nine ipos are expected to price in december seeking $4.6 billion in total proceeds. this would put 2013 on track for the most ipos in six years. some of the notable companies expected to ipo this month include catch mark, timber trust, aeromark holdings and hilton world wide. hilton is expected to be the biggest ipo raising 2.2 to $2.4 billion, expected to go public under the sticker symbol hlt. there are plenty of
's son, and his daughter in law. amber smith is supposed to get married in a month according to her facebook page. the search has will start up again at sunrise. >> coming up on the kron4 morning does appear red will have the latest on the freezing temperatures that are felt around the bay area this morning. >> plus police hope to find the person who threw two cats in the bay, killing them both. >> the emergency calls are expected to be released today in the sandy hook elementary school shooting. >> later this morning, officials in connecticut will release the 9-1-1 calls that were made from inside sandy hook elementary school the day of the mass shooting that killed 20 students and six educators. this is after the state prosecutor dropped his fight to continue withholding the calls. he's been ordered to release them. the state's attorney had argued that survivors of last december's newtown shooting deserved special protection as victims of child abuse. >> the house of representatives has passed the first gun legislation since the sandy hook school shooting. this is a ten year exten
-- as the affordable care act has become law and is a real thing in people's lives, brian made this point. when there are people who have signed up on the aca website and have actual health insurance the zeal for repeal will be greatly diminished because it will be taking away health care from people who now have it. >> you would think that, but that would make you living in a reality-based reality, and that's not -- look, here is the thing. the republicans had a gift for the last month or so, because they could take -- first of all, they were in the political dumpster after the shutdown. they were also in the doldrums, they had no other thing to offer. repeal and then what. all these things in the affordable care act people liked, kids staying on their parents plans loeg longer, getting rid of bars for pre-existing conditions, they only make sense if you have an individual mandate. republicans know that's why they invented the individual mandate. now all of a sudden they have this gift. they can attack the website and impugn the whole policy because the website didn't work. suddenly they can't
of the health care law. what does that entail? >> this is what democrats wanted for two years. they say every day between now and december 23rd they will do some event to talk about each day one different good part of the health care law in their view. the idea is they got to do something about this sinking poll numbers for health care reform. they got to recalibrate the debate gaven they went through the worst possible coverage of the roll out. the question is, can that work. if the site does work. if people does start to get health care coverage you'll get a different debate. the question is how much damage was done and is this thing fixed? you guys had a good conversation yesterday on the show yes the front end fixed but is the back end fixed in a way to lead people getting coverage that they can trust that insurance companies know what benefits they are getting as far as subsidy from the government to provide. >> if you go on this big campaign to highlight the website and highlight the plan and program it better work, right? so the front end of the website will work but there's problems w
nine stops before jumping the tracks and there were no reports of brake problems. according to a law enforcement official, rockefeller said he tried to brake but the train didn't stop. the 20-year railroad veteran appeared coherent another official said, results of drug and alcohol tests are not yet known. the ntsb will also look at whether fatigue was a factor. >> we will be developing what we call a 72-hour time line so we have a good understanding of what sort of activities preceded this accident. >> reporter: sources tell cnn rockefeller's phone records have been subpoenaed but based on a preliminary review, it's not believed the engineer was on his phone at the time of the dera derailment that killed four. among them, jim lovell who was commuting to work on sunday morning. >> my dad was not a victim. he was a loving father, great dad, best friend, uncle. i am so proud and blessed that i was able to call him my father. >> reporter: the ntsb says there's no indication of sabotage. they are reviewing surveillance video from a nearby bridge. for more clues on what went wrong. meanti
women are equal before the law. they deserve the same rights, the same liberties, equal dignity end basically a philosophy of basic fairness. >> host: in your book "who stole feminism?: how women have betrayed women" you talk about the new feminism. what is the new feminism? >> the new feminism emerged especially in thes and 90s and is a hard-line version. i became a feminist in the 70s. i did not appreciate male chauvinism and believed in equality of opportunity. however, in the 80s and 90s, i was reading a feminist the arrests and feminist philosophers and there were furious that were so aggressive in their harshly anti mail. as i read these textbooks it was as if they were following the model women are from venus, are from hell. i didn't become a feminist to denigrate men. was a reverse chauvinism. we have antagonism to men. so i took exception to that. many other things. i found i even developed terms. i called myself and equity feminists, who once for women what she wants for every one. basic respect and equality. the other school law called gender feminism because they believe
, too. >> a lot to look out for. >>> president obama vowing to keep fighting for the health care law, urging americans to focus on the benefits of obama care, despite the barrage of criticism over the rollout of healthcare.gov, that website that had so many problems. >> the bottom line is, this law is working, and will work into the future. people want the financial stability of health insurance. and we're going to keep on working to fix whatever problems come up in any startup, any launch of a project this big that has an impact on one-sixth of our economy. whatever comes up, we're going to just fix it. >> meanwhile, former president bill clinton says his recent suggestion that president obama keep his word and let people keep their health insurance plans was not aimed, or not trying to distance hills from the president's health care law in an effort to help his wife hillary's potential 2016 presidential bid. >> i said nothing about this. not one word, until the president himself spoke. i don't think you can find anybody in america who's worked harder for his re-election or supporte
nelson by a teacher later on. after studying law, his trouble making politics ticks began, and as a boxer he became adept at picking fights and sparring with the an hart hide authority which had increased its oppression against the black population. it was there that mandela made the crucial decision to take up an arms struggle launch the armed wing. he was militant and a fire brandie fointly burning his passbook, a dred the document the an hart hide authorities used to control the movement of south africa's black population. >> the africans require one the franchise on the basis of one man, one vote. they want political independence. >> that simple.demand and the methods he took to fight for democracy eventually saw him and others tried for treason and sabotage by the apartheid government, acts punishable by death but they got life imprisonment instead, banished to robben island one of the country's most brutal and isolated prison. another political prisoner remembers the first time he saw mandela in the primp yard. >> i could see from the way he walked and from his conduct that here was
off the terror watch list. frankly the nationalization immigration law, once you labeled someone on a terrorist, it's very difficult to take them off. and that did happen as you said in 2008, it took an act of congress. we actually had to pass legislation, condoleezza went to the hill and asked them to pass the legislation and finally president bush signed that law, signed that legislation into law. but today, i understand from many high ranking anc officials homeland security continues to treat some of them as needing a waiver to get into the united states, which is an embarrassment and what secretary rice said today, at the time, we can't allow president mandela, a man of his stature to be continue to be treated as a terrorist by the united states. we needed to do this and do it before he passed away. but also, we need to honor his memory today by also making sure that homeland security honors of legislation that secretary kerry and for that matter senator obama when they were both senators, helped to pass. so, yes, officially they are off the terror list but the way in which h
, it is the law of the land and it really bothers me that the republican party really wants this thing to fail. and i just don't think it's in anyone's interests for this whole thing to collapse in a heap. that's really a shame. >> interesting over the weekend, e.j., cardinal dolan was on "meet the press" and he said catholic bishops have been huge supporters of universal health care but obviously they didn't agree with the mandates for hospitals to cover birth control. let me play what he had to say yesterday. >> so that's where we began to worry and drawback and say mr. president, please, you're really kind of -- you're really kind of pushing aside some of your greatest supporters here. we want to be with you. we want to be strong. and if you keep doing this, we're not going to be able to be one of your cheerleaders and that sadly is what happened. >> e.j., you've written so much about this. did the president start losing people there? >> well, he did, and then he offered a compromise. he pulled back from his earlier position where i think the church and some people in the church like sister
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, which was the public view portion of it, which is one of the last remaining law that you're not supposed to do. >> how would you argue it has changed the washington economy, for better i assume? >> currently we don't have retail stores. we'll have licensed shops and grows in about six months. so the economy hasn't greatly changed that much at this point. but it will. the state predicts we'll have at least $250 million coming in from tax revenues from this. so most of that is going to be going to health care and early learning, things like that. >> it will significantly change the economy in the next six months. >> you got the seahawks going for you and this. dress warm. >> exactly. >> thanks, ben. >> thank you. >> during the middle of that interview, somebody said with great authority when you're stoned, you don't feel the cold. i don't know if that helps at all. >> the u.s. economy added 203,000 jobs in the month of november. are we moving closer to the fed taper? chief economist jan hatzius is here after this quick break. [ music transitions to rock ] make it happen with the all-new fi
the tracks and there were no reports of brake problems. according to a law enforcement official, rockefeller said he tried to brake but the train didn't stop. he appeared coherent, another official said. results of drug and alcohol tests are not yet known. the ntsb will also look at whether fatigue was a factor. >> we will be developing what we call a 72-hour timeline so that we have a good understanding of what sort of activities preceded this accident. >> reporter: sources tell cnn rockefeller's phone records have been subpoenaed but based on a preliminary review, it's not believed the engineer was on his phone at the time of the derailment that killed four. among them, jim lovell, who was commuting to work on sunday morning. >> my dad was not a victim. he was a loving father, great dad, best friend, uncle. i am so proud and blessed that i was able to call him my father. >> so not only was this train going too fast, but power to the engine wasn't cut and brakes were not applied until seconds before the train came to a stop. that is far too late. and today investigators are evaluating the t
that president obama back when he was a law school student had stayed with him in cambridge, i thought it was the right thing to do to go ask him. nobody had asked him in the past, and the president said he in fact had met omar obama when he moved to cambridge for law school, and he stayed with him for a brief period of time until his apartment was ready. >> so that's what jay carney says. the only real difference here was that he, jay carney, physically asked the president face-to-face, whether he met with the uncle, and that was the difference. the president said, yes, i met with him and stayed with him for three weeks. i spoke with the attorney for the uncle. the uncle's name is an youngo obama. but the uncle threw a congratulatory party for barack obama when he graduated from harvard law school. that's where they're trying to iron out some of the contradictions. >> the uncle came as a student to the united states. was about to be deported, but what, for 50 years, there was this case going on, and only in the last few days has he been told he can stay in the united states legally. >
? >> they will. the law requires -- especially small businesses to pay premiums as a large group now, instead of just for the individual enrollment in their company. so, if you have a healthy company and you're small, your premiums are pretty low today, you're going to get cooled with a larger group in the future and your premiums are going to go up. moreover, you have to buy more expansive coverage that is compliant with the new law. so, lots of small businesses signed up for 2014 are going to get notices in the coming months saying, hey, you can't get your old plan anymore. the same problem that individuals face, these problems are going to wipe all the way out through the small business community. >> i can just make a point about this? james capretta has a health care plan that he's put out, that he asked for small -- he asked for tax credit. he said we should convert employers to tax credits. estimates of that were that there would be 11 million people who would lose health care coverage, the coverage they have, and they'd be dumped on to different kinds of health care plans. so, i have
for law enforcement to listen to these tapes as they're released today to try to figure out, how do we, heaven forbid, better handle a school shooting situation? >> we look back to columbine and things started to change back then. we had a procedure where we would therefore wait for s.w.a.t. to arrive. now, we do the after shooter, we're going in. we're going to step over bodies and go towards the shooter and try to neutralize him. we're going to learn from it, come up with new tactics and techniques because i don't think this is going away anytime soon. >> what about the nation? i said at the top of the show, i feel like it broke the nationheart, a lot of our hearts, to do this to first graders of all things. ptsd is a real thing nationwide. >> listening to the tapes, of course, will open up -- >> old wounds. >> some of the old wounds, but sometimes you have to open them in order to clean them out. >> why? >> because you can't repress this stuff any longer. you have to be able to deal with what the reality was at the time and how it affects us now and in the future. so if nothing else
that they were not active while she was driving. >> we seem to have these laws that are trying to be applied to new technology. when there were these laws the technology didn't exist. there is a small chance it may be helping to solve the problem with cell phones in cars. >> they are charged with speeding. that's of course not related to the glass at all. her trial is set to begin in january. >> anonymous tips changing lives. coming up next on abc7 news, the generous things left in bay area restaurants. >> and the new addition to the santa tracker that people some people seeing red. >> and a body shaming battle. how a lingerie company is fighting back against the so-called fit mom. that's a man who doesn't stand still. atrial fibrilljim has afib, atrial fibrillation -- an irregular heartbeat, not caused by a heart valve problem. that puts jim at a greater risk of stroke. for years, jim's medicine tied him to a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but now, with once-a-day xarelto®, jim's on the move. jim's doctor recommended xarelto®. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effec
in our law enforcement officials. >> i did listen to them. i did hear them. >> reporter: neil lost his 6-year-old son jesse. while he didn't want the calls to be released, he felt compelled to listen. >> i felt it was something i needed to do or wanted to do, just to know. you know, jesse was my son. i brought him into the world. >> reporter: some victims relatives like the daughter of slain principal dawn, the audio helped paint a complete picture. there is nothing on the recordings that violates the victim's privacy, she said, the public has the right to know. one thing all the victim's families stand united on, continuing their loved one's legacy. >> i prefer to focus less on the tragedy but instead be seen as something in a person that is going to help prevent future violence in this country. >> i guess if i had one wish, i wish that everyone could do an act of kindness or try to do a good deed and remember a tragedy in the victims in honor of sandy hook elementary school children and the teachers. >> a media organizations across the country delicately debated what, if anything, from
their new legal laws for in this device, robots flying through the air. that's the fife-year period that he was talking about, the next five years. but actually it's evolution. when the faa plans to start allowing more aircraft into the air, into air space, and that's actually 13-15 years out from i now. so i think it's a little crazy to go on the news yesterday and say, hey, we have drones. melissa: but wait, i don't know, guys, last night i was watching tv, and drones were everywhere. it literally didn't matter what you were watching. first i watched "60 minutes," the next show i was watching was "homeland," they were going out and going to attack what had gone wrong. spoiler alert, i don't want to ruin it for anybody, but there was a lot of drone involved there, and then you look today and bangkok, thailand, somebody has flown their own drone trying to film and show the rest of the world what's really going on there. i think we have video. the police were trying to shoot down military in the area, excuse me, were trying to shoot down the drones as it was happening, but look at these incr
the law? >> well, you are according to u.s. regulators. >> well, if you're not breaking the law, i think it's -- >> you are breaking the law in the united states. >> so regulators have what right to know that you have a bank account? >> look, i think the global financial system is getting more and more tied together. you need to be able to reach to all places. you can't have pockets where you're hiding things, particularly in an era of terrorism. you can funnel funds back and forth. that's a huge issue. although the u.s. hab coming after this from the tax perspective. >> but, becky, is regulation catching up with globalization? >> exactly. >> the finance and business globalized regulation did not. so this ability to move capital around means that government really can't keep up with it unless you have rules like this, which is no secret bank accounts. >> right. >> you know the true zealot on the anti-taxation side of things -- and no one wants to break the law. there's tax avoidance and there's tax evasion. >> you're riding things in a swiss bank account and makes sure no one knows about
to apples. you know, we've had since i think 1940 this mccarron-ferguson law that allows insurance companies under the anti-trust laws. it suppresses competition. what the aca does is enhances competition because you can see policies stacked up right against each other. that is a wonderful thing. what am i hearing from the folks in my district? the people who are uninsured, the people who have pre-existing conditions in pennsylvania alone, you know, we have 2.4 million people with pre-existing conditions. these are the winners in this whole situation. i was talking to a gentleman who has age onset diabetes. and he told me because of that, you know, it wasn't because he was obese. he was not. he was just age onset diabetic. it was costing him $1800 a month to have health care coverage. he said he looked into it, that was more than people with pacemakers. and so under the new system, he's not discriminated against because of his age onset diabetes. and he pays a much more reasonable rate. >> pennsylvania congressman matt cartwright, thanks so much. programming note i want to pass along. if you
laws in this country gave rise to apartheid laws in south africa in 1948. even to now, apartheid is no longer a racial matter and social issues but economic, health care, educational, job apartheid is present even today, and he was simply saying that going into iraq was a preemptive strike, broke international law. as a matter of fact, the biggest demonstration in the history of the world took place that day, people saying do not invade iraq. now we admit that 100,000 plus iraqis have been killed, 6,000 plus americans have been killed, 50,000 plus injured, we were wrong. had the wrong target. he was saying we were wrong. president barack obama said we were wrong. the fact is we were wrong. >> what did mandela think about the united states? >> had high hopes for america and had high regard for america. one of the first places he came when he was freed was america, because the fact is demonstrations here, since led by randall robertson and eleanor holmes norton and maxine waters, for a year we demonstrated every day, going to jail to protest. the u.s. congress declared sanctions on
tight hats of metallic law and carrying light cakes overbear arms. and go in my car, suggested that the. he felt the hot green leather of the seat. i ought to have left it in the shade. is it standard shift, demanded tom. yes. you take my coop and let me drive your car to town. this suggestion was distasteful to get the. i don't think there is much gas, he objected. there is plenty of gas said tom boisterously please look at the age. if it runs out i can stop at a drugstore. we can buy anything at a drug store nowadays. followed this apparently pointless remark, daisy look at tom, frowning. definable expression, at once definitely unfamiliar, vaguely and recognizable as the file we heard it described in words over gets the's face. pushing his hand toward get the's car and i will take you in this circus wagon. he opened the door and she moved from the circle, you take nick and jordan and we will follow you in the coop. e-book to get the, the punching him with his hand. we got into the front seat of get the's car. tom pushed the gear tentatively and shot off in the impressive he leaving h
are safe. according to the american chemistry council, more than a dozen federal laws govern the manufacture and use of chemicals. and chemistries in every day products are being used safely. many people agree. >> right now i'm cleaning the mirrors and using windex. it's a product i have used and my mom used it. i keep using it. >> reporter: she's a mother of two who says she's not worried about the conventional products in her home. >> the things i use as far as i know do not have chemicals that harm my family. and they work, so i'm not willing to pay more for products who are organic. >> reporter: she blogs and trumpets her embrace of mass brands. >> these are conventional products that i get at a big box store that are cost effective and keep my house clean. i've never looked at the label for this. so -- and to be honest, i don't care. if it works for me, i'll use it. >> i feel that american families need to be aware that they're being exposed every day to chemicals of unproven toxicity. >> reporter: phil says there are cause for concern. >> we have been looking for carefu
who is is retiring after 35 years in law enforcement. he most recently worked as the commander for homeland security and oversaw operations here in d.c. and new york. he's been with the park police since 1991. >>> just in time for the holidays, not one but two mystery donors come to the rescue. how they helped a church without heat. >>> we are just hours away from an easy way to get to and from baltimore on the weekends. >>> looking live at the ellipse, there she is. a beautiful tree. lit about 20 minutes ago. the show continues. we are waiting to hear from the first lady who will read 'twas the night before christmas and the president will speak after that. >>> back live now with the tree lighting ceremony on the mall. here is the ellipse, rather. that's the tree, the 28 foot tall colorado blue spruce president obama lit about a half hour ago. we are waiting to hear him speak. in the meantime, they are continuing with the program. the first lady is going to read a story for the children. we'll hear from jazz player sandoval, a rretha franklin wil be back, then mariah carey. >>
of women or change laws, the system, the gender system had to be dismantled. and that led to some very radical proposals. very few women -- most women want their rights. want to be liberated from the capitalist patriarchal oppressive society if there is such a thing. there may be places in the world where such things, the united states, i felt that in the 90's feminism was a great success story. i did not find my colleague celebrating my success. it was almost as if things are better for women and they became more resentful and angry. what may appear to be a conspiracy theory about the patriarchy. >> host: was the feminism movement of the 60's the early feminist, was it necessary in the u.s. in your view? >> guest: absolutely. before the second wave of feminism that started in the early sixties there were also arbitrary barriers holding the men back. you can look at a newspaper and there were jobs for men and jobs for women. i still remember that. women could do a few things and men could do everything else. that had to change. it had to change because it was impressive for so many wom
for directions but never made it. he was on board with his son, daughter in law and his fiance. >>> desperate rescue operation is underway in in the florida everglades. ten whales are dead and dozens remain stranded. wildlife officials will be out at first light hoping to coax the whales to the open water. more from our station in miami. >> reporter: a sad and sickening sight. at least 53 short-fin pilot whales wound up in dangerously shallow waters in the everglades national park. >> their prognosis isn't good. it is difficult rehabilitate these mammals. >> reporter: the lead biologist says ten whales have already died. some beached themselves on the shore. others had to be euthanized. the fate of the rest depends on mother nature. >> once they have been stranded and resting on themselves with their full weight on themselves they do a lot of internal damage. >> reporter: we hit the water to get a closer peek at these stranded whales. but we were kept back as rescuers carried out the long, delicate process of trying to herd the pilot whales into much safer deep water. that's 20 miles away fro
but unclear whether it's a true quid pro quo or whether it gets you in the room. >> the law that it would violate, no one's actually -- even "the new york times" was afraid to say it was violating any law. it would be a bribery law. is it a bribe to -- not that you can do business in china without bribes. is it a bribe to hire someone's son or daughter -- >> not clear to me. that's why i said, it has to be organized as a quid pro quo. >> if it's secretive, if there's things that people don't want to be known about it, i think that's a different situation. >> i think they did do it that way the way they did the spreadsheets. now they're saying they did the spreadsheets because they thought people were not really being truthful. they said they were bragging about the revenue and they wanted to see if it was real. >> i don't know. >> i think it's a tough case to make but i also think there are things you wanted to hide, if there's something secretive you didn't want to be known. >> it wasn't like the people were being not paid on the regular employee rolls or that they were working but then
people, you know, natural tendency to not want to obey the laws. that's why we have speed laws in the country, because people go faster than they should. to outlaw street raicing is jus something that's in our fabric. >> are these younger folks, older folks with the money and cache to drive these fancy automobiles? >> from my experience, and i superbeen to a lot of street races, it's mostly younger people. generally speaking these days, it's mostly import cars and that sorof thing, which is kind of like what the gentlemen's movies are about, import cars racing on streets. so yeah, most drag racing on the street is with -- is between kids and their cars. >> and how does it happen? is this a phone call in the middle of the night, hey, i'll meet you here. crowd shows up and boom, they have an audience and they go? >> it's kind of like that. i guess you could call it flash racing. people have a communication system, much of it is done over the internet. sometimes there are certain places in any town where it's known that's where you go to gather up and decide you're going to go dra
feet, that goes really high. how are these drones going to work? >> exactly. the law mandates you can use up to that level where you can enjoy the fulfillment of your land. so essentially, you know, if a drone flies over your summer barbecue, can you call the cops isn't the law is murky at this point. i would say possibly yes if that's interrupting the fulfillment of your land. at some point it's going to have to go low enough to land on someone's doorstep. that's huge. there's no law that will allow that at this point. >> amazon's reaction to these regulatory issues and potential blocks, what have they been s saying about that? >> amazon is saying they're hopeful the federal aviation administration will have laws in place by as early as 2015. the reality is i really don't think that will be the case. they're currently working on ways to integrate these small drones into the air space, but they're only working with drones that have a remote pilot. the ones that bezos are proposing are completely autonomous. for the safety reasons we just described, that is sort of a recipe for disaste
a few laws with this truck. some of the major things it was lacking was, firstly, efficient security to protect the truck from this kind of hijacking. secondly, they said that the drivers who were transporting the material had very little or no knowledge of the radioactive material that they were transporting, which is obviously an important thing to happen that's in the law. and, thirdly, they were lacking some of the important equipment that should always be transported when you are moving this kind of material around the country, such as a gps. so, a number of threats to this story still outstanding, carol. >> nick parker reporting live from mexico this morning. >>> game called on account of fire. smoke filled an arena, postponing a basketball game. ♪ [announcer] all work and no play will make brady miss his favorite part of the day. ♪ that's why there's beneful original, made with energy-packed wholesome grains, real beef and accents of vitamin-rich veggies. to help you put more play in your day. beneful. play. it's good for you. >>> florida state quarterback williamson has t
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